How many people have to be hurt before Dodge does something about this? If you need a model that is not listed, please call us. Complaint Number: 10062649 Incident Date: March 18, 2004 Date Added to File: March 19, 2004 Description of the Complaint: 1998 dodge ram 1500 transmisson; the tranmission failed on my truck at 60,000 miles! Then back locknut off 3-5 turns. I ve been told that there was a defective connector inside the steering column and that there was a safety recall on this part--cannot get a direct answer from a local dealer here --what's the score on this. Complaint Number: 768060 Incident Date: October 2, 2002 Date Added to File: October 22, 2002 Description of the Complaint: Noticed a vibration while driving. I have talked with other people that have the same year Dodge pick-up and they have had similar problems. If you have a for-profit service,.
If the transmission has a transfer case installed then you will need to test fit your drive shafts to the transfer case. I have a question that I need answered. Complaint Number: 10022787 Incident Date: June 10, 2003 Date Added to File: June 10, 2003 Description of the Complaint: While driving at 40mph transmission broke. Exactly 10 days later my transmission went out. They said it had failed due to the lack of fluid in the overdrive unit. There was no gasket between the two.
They blame increase in cost of parts. When I got pulled to the side of the road I checked to see if I could go and I had no transmission. Using Inch Pound Torque Wrench C-3380-A, a 3-in. There is also a hesitation when engaged sometimes and will engage roughly with a jerk. Our knowledgeable sales staff can provide any additional information you may need in order to obtain the correct replacement model for your truck and we are open late for your convenience. I have a 96 dodge ram 1500 5.
Complaint Number: 10259265 Incident Date: February 15, 2009 Date Added to File: February 18, 2009 Description of the Complaint: My transmission have failed. Also I'm converting the 5. The lockup torque converter clutch engaged at highway cruising speeds, when the transmission was in the highest gear selected - overdrive or, when overdrive was locked out by the driver, third direct gear. Complaint Number: 863497 Date Added to File: June 13, 2000 Description of the Complaint: While driving consumer shifted indicator and it failed to work properly. Complaint Number: 10296655 Incident Date: November 30, 2009 Date Added to File: December 22, 2009 Description of the Complaint: I drive a 98 dodge ram. Shifting was easier because internal components were less massive and had less rotating inertia, thus moved and changed speed more easily. I would really like to know why nobody has investigated this or recalled the vehicle because of this problem.
I love my truck, but I'll be selling it asap and getting something else. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who informed the contact that the reverse gear retention clip came out and disintegrated. The thing was in and out of the shop twice within three weeks, and then the third time I had to put it in, they finally just put the third transmission in it free of charge thank god since they were unable to fix the second one. This could of been a big law suit if I would of gotten hurt. Then the truck will stay either in low gear or 2nd gear until you shut the key off and restart or by putting it into neutral then back into drive and letting it coast for a bit. For a 2-3 shift, the transmission shifts back to 1st gear with the front band while the rear band engages 3rd gear. I am having my transmission replaced along with the transmission cooler because it has parts of my clutch in it.
The failure mileage was 168,534. When it does shift into overdrive and I hit a bump in road it will go out of overdrive. No repairs were ever made. That could of started the whole pickup on fire and I could of been killed or badly hurt. I'll never, never, never buy another Dodge. On Dakotas it is kind of hidden above the cross member.
I hit my brake in the middle of traffic trying to keep from hurting my engine. They said dodge changed the electronics in them between 1999 and 2000 dodgecrap answered 5 years ago did you replace your torque converter during the 3 times ya rebuilt your trans. Chrysler could not find any problem. The crank sensor on top of bell housing needs to be replaced has been spliced and plug wires don't match sensor wires. They told me there were a lot of metal shavings in the transmission which clogged up the works.
Transmission was replaced 3 times for faulty gear shifting. Transmission will not shift into overdrive ,can drive 15 miles on highway in 3rd gear. Second shop told me what my problem was by just knowing year and make of my truck. If you see a very tiny spark, you'll know current is flowing to the lights but to double-check, you'll see the lights are on if you look at them. Since I had just bought that transmission, I did not have the money to do anything other than park the truck.
I do not know the cost to do this yet. Complaint Number: 608025 Date Added to File: May 11, 1999 Description of the Complaint: Automatic transmission failed. If the front band does not release the 2nd gear clutches before the third gear clutches engage, the transmission binds, which shortens the life of the transmission clutches. Complaint Number: 736873 Incident Date: October 20, 1998 Date Added to File: November 29, 2000 Description of the Complaint: I really enjoy this dodge ram1500 ,but I feel that since it is out of warranty it will not hold up to my expectations. Complaint Number: 10093762 Incident Date: September 30, 2004 Date Added to File: October 7, 2004 Description of the Complaint: I was driving on a 4 lane highway at 65 miles per hour when I suddenly lost speed and the rpm were heading to redline. Complaint Number: 10086668 Incident Date: August 7, 2004 Date Added to File: August 11, 2004 Description of the Complaint: While returning home from seeing my first grandchild, south of hershey pa my transmission died at approx.
Master and slave cylinders were lightweight molded plastic with steel liners for durability. I slowed down and tried to continue to drive at a slower speed, however this became impossible very quickly. So basically it's a manual automatic jkrazy80 answered 3 years ago I have a 2001 1500 4x4 5. I have talked to some other guys and they owned 1998 rams and the same thing happened. What year models are compatible and what types? They told me there were a lot of metal shavings in the transmission which clogged up the works. This transmission has been rebuilt and the problem has been with it since rebuilding.